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Boeing Company

 Organization

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

Baker, Sydney J. -- oral history interview, 2019 August 29

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Interview Summary Engineer Sydney Baker is interviewed about his life and his decade-spanning career in the aviation industry. He discusses his work at Vickers-Armstrongs in the 1940s and 1950s and his subsequent engineering jobs with Canadair and the Boeing Company. Projects discussed include the AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) program, the AOA (Airborne Optical Adjunct) program, and guided missile development. He also shares his experiences as a Museum of Flight docent and his restoration work on...

Bloch, Paul S. -- oral history interview, 2019 June 4

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Interview Summary Vietnam War veteran Paul S. Bloch is interviewed about his military service with the United States Navy. He discusses his experiences as a CIC (combat information center) officer and as a bombardier/navigator for the Grumman A-6 Intruder aircraft. Topics discussed include his combat cruises during the Vietnam War; his assignments with Attack Squadrons 52 (VA-52), 115 (VA-115), 128 (VA-128), and 165 (VA-165); and his experiences with various ordnance. He also touches briefly on his later career...

Carson, Scott -- oral history interview, 2017 December 01

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Interview Summary Retired Boeing executive Scott Carson is interviewed about his life and career. He discusses his lifelong interest in aviation and his nearly four decades at the Boeing Company, from his initial job as an engineering aid to his role as CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. He also shares stories about his father, Boeing test pilot Harold Carmen “Kit” Carson. Topics discussed include his personal background, his experiences with Boeing Defense and Boeing Commercial, his involvement with various...

Clark, Jason -- oral history interview, 2015 December 07

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Interview Summary Boeing executive and engineer Jason Samuel Clark is interviewed about his career in the aviation industry. He discusses his 20+ years at The Boeing Company, beginning with an internship in 1992, as well as his involvement with various development projects related to the 747, 767, 777 freighter, and 777X. Topics discussed include his personal and educational background, his experiences with Boeing aircraft, Boeing’s evolution and future as a company, and his business and customer service...

Davenport, Arthur K. -- oral history interview, 2019 June 26

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Interview Summary Engineer Arthur K. Davenport is interviewed about his career in the aviation and aerospace industries. He discusses his work at Hamilton Standard during the 1960s and 1970s, focusing in particular on the design and development of the Apollo spacesuit’s Life Support System backpack. He also discusses his subsequent engineering career with Boeing and his experiences as a Designated Engineering Representative (DER) for the Federal Aviation Administration. Davenport’s wife (Wendy) and son (Chris)...

The Julius A. Barr Clippings

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Identifier: 2018-00-00-3
Abstract Julius A. Barr (1905-1939) was born in Normal, Illinois and spent time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures in the mid-1930s as well as worked as a Boeing test pilot from 1938-1939. The collection contains four clippings related to Barr's time at Boeing and his death.

Boeing Company Employee Strike Posters

 Collection — oversize: Folder
Identifier: 2020-00-00-19
Content Description This small collections consists of four posters used by workers striking at the Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington, in September 2005. Two posters read: "Aerospace Machinists on Strike, Lodge 751 AFL-CIO, At Boeing." The other two posters read: "Machinists Union On Strike Against Boeing, ULP!, Unfair Labor Practices!, IAM&AW District Lodge 751, AFL-CIO."

Boeing SST Research and Development Team photograph

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2020-08-23
Content Description This small collection consists of a single item: an 8x10" black-and-white photographic group portrait of the Boeing SST research and development team. The print is dated both 1962 and 1963 in various handwritten notations. There are 122 people featured in the photograph and in the image they are seated in an auditorium. The names of the individuals are printed on the back of the photograph.

Abraham L. Brearcliffe Jr. Collection

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Identifier: 1984-08-30-B
Abstract Abraham Lincoln Brearcliffe, Jr. (1899-1984) was born in Washington state and worked for Boeing from 1930-1945. The collection features photographs, clippings and newsletters, foreman's materials, labor union membership books, and assorted ephemera from Brearcliffe's time at Boeing, most of which are almost exclusively from the war years (1941-1945).

William Hough "Bill" Cook Jr. Papers

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Identifier: 2017-10-26
Abstract The William Hough “Bill” Cook, Jr. Papers are comprised of documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia pertaining to the life and work of Bill Cook, Jr. A significant portion of this collection is made up of correspondence, both personal and professional. Major topics include the Boeing high speed wind tunnel, the B-29, B-47, and B-17 bombers, the development of the YC-14 short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft, and research on supersonic transport.

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